More dynamic range masking


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More dynamic range masking

Selectively editing tones like we did in the last movie is basically like dodging and burning in a darkroom. For years darkroom photographers have struggled to selectively tone images using analog dodge and burn techniques, which entail a long time to master. Fortunately, our digital tools are much easier. However, the gradient tool that we looked at in the last lesson isn't appropriate for every image, because you don't always have an area that you want to mask that has a straightedge on one side. Fortunately, Photoshop has lots of it in the masking tools.

Now a full masking lesson is way beyond the scope of this course, but we're going to take a quick look at two more masking examples, both of them instances where a gradient filter wouldn't work. In the Chapter 4 exercises folder you should have an image called cat. Open that up and again this is a raw file, so it'd open in Camera RAW. And I've got pretty much the same situation I had last time. I got a sky that ...

More dynamic range masking
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More dynamic range masking provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting and Processing High Dynamic Range Photographs (HDR)

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